Ingredients

2 1/2 Pound sweet potatoes
water to cover
6 Tablespoon butter
1 egg
6 Tablespoon sugar
1 Teaspoon salt
1/2 Cup cornflake cereal
1/2 Cup brown sugar
1/2 Cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender. Drain, transfer to a large bowl and add 6 tablespoons butter. Beat with mixer until smooth. Add egg, sugar and salt and blend to mix. Transfer to 2½-quart casserole. Bake at 400 degrees for about 25 minutes, until potatoes begin to brown around the edges. Mix remaining ingredients together and pour over the top of the potato mixture. Continue baking another 10 minutes, until topping is brown and crisp.